Weekly news round up – 13 July 2012


  • Body fat injection ends years of pain for arthritis sufferers – Express
  • Most over 55s not doing enough exercise – Age UK
  • OAP loneliness should be treated with same urgency as obesity – Daily Mail


Social and Care

  • Westminster’s social care reforms under spotlight – Age Scotland
  • Britain’s older population is lonely – Age UK


  • Well-off elderly could lose out on benefits – Herald 
  • UK austerity set to last decades as ageing population rises – Guardian
  • Big firms face high pension costs, says LCP – BBC Business



Something for the weekend

  • Big Knit 2012 gains momentum – Age Scotland
  • The Town That Never Retired part of When I’m 65 season – BBC

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